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denudation

 [de″nu-da´shun]
the stripping or laying bare of any part.

den·u·da·tion

(den'yū-dā'shŭn),
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer; the act of laying bare, as in the removal of the epithelium from a surface.
[L. de-nudo, to lay bare, fr. de, from, + nudus, naked]

denudation

/de·nu·da·tion/ (den″u-da´shun) the stripping or laying bare of any part.

denudation

[den′o̅o̅dā′shən]
Etymology: L, denudare, to make bare
1 the process of stripping bare.
2 a condition of losing an outside layer, such as an epithelium.

den·u·da·tion

(dēnū-dāshŭn)
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer; the act of laying bare, as in the removal of the epithelium from an underlying surface.

den·u·da·tion

(dēnū-dāshŭn)
Depriving of a covering or protecting layer.

denudation (den´yoodā´shən),

n stripping bare; the process of removing the outer (epithelial) layer by surgery or disease.
deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
(dēok´sērī´bōnooklā´ik),
n See DNA.

denudation

the stripping or laying bare of any part.
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One of the consequences of the indissoluble theological bond that combines nudity and clothing is that nudity is not a "state," but an "event," which belongs to time and history, not to being and form: "we can therefore only experience nudity as a denudation and a baring, never as a form and a stable possession.
For example, De noted: "Virchow (1879) described wholesale denudation of epithelium from intestinal villi in autopsies in cases of cholera.
and protest meetings against the denudation and depopulation on the north side were held," the Gazette article stated.
Histopathologic analysis of the excised tracheal rings revealed moderate inflammation, chronicactive fibroplasia, and mucosal denudation.
As the denudation of forests had become alarming, the Forest Conservation Act was passed in 1980 by the Parliament at the initiative of the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
The patient experiences intense pain secondary to denudation of the corneal epithelium.
Also, knowing the value of volume of eroded material and the age of the initial basin surface, the average rate of denudation relief is determined, with particular importance in hydraulic studies and to determine long-term landscape dynamics.
nudus is regarded as an important factor in maintaining the denudation of kelp forest (Agatsuma 1997); however, no studies of the impact of grazing intensity by abalones on recruitment of kelp forests have been documented.
1994, Accelerated erosion and denudation in the Nana Kosi watershed, Central Himalaya, India, Part I: Sediment Load, Mountain Research and Development, 14(1).
The association's statement added that the felling of trees will "lead to soil denudation and severe environmental damages since it is very difficult to reforest the area.
According to the Haribon Foundation, 10,000 people have died and one million have been displaced since 1991 due to landslides caused by denudation.
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